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  • Emergency broadcast system of a Montana television station is hacked to broadcast bizzare announcement

    http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-33199_7...ad-are-rising/
    TV hackers announce dead are rising

    The emergency broadcast system of a television station in Montana is hacked to broadcast the announcement that the undead are coming.
    by Ty Pendlebury
    February 11, 2013 4:33 PM PST
    "Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living..."

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    Ask Congress to Investigate COVID Origins and Government Response to Pandemic H.R. 834

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    Re: Emergency broadcast system of a Montana television station is hacked to broadcast bizzare announcement

    This ended up involving several states: Michigan, California, Montana and New Mexico. The vulnerability seems to be from not changing factory default passwords on some equipment - it doesn't take a genius to exploit that.

    Security experts say zombie TV warning exposes flaws
    By Jim Finkle | Reuters ? Thu, Feb 14, 2013
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    Ask Congress to Investigate COVID Origins and Government Response to Pandemic H.R. 834

    i love myself. the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever. ---- nayyirah waheed

    (My posts are not intended as advice or professional assessments of any kind.)
    Never forget Excalibur.

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